Affirming Our Journey
The journey to creating a workplace where all employees feel comfortable is ongoing and constantly evolving. Along the way, we have received a number of external affirmations that show we are on the right track.
- Dow was recently honored as one of DiversityInc's 25 Noteworthy Companies. The Diversity Inc. survey measures four aspects of diversity: CEO Commitment, Human Capital, Corporate and Organizational Communication, and Supplier Diversity. Dow scored high marks in all four areas. DiversityInc is the leading source of information on diversity management. The company is a consultancy and publishes two websites, www.DiversityInc.com and www.DiversityIncBestPractices.com, as well as a magazine, published five times a year. DiversityInc also produces diversity events, which average more than 600 attendees from 200 companies and have featured more than 20 CEOs of major corporations.
- Dow Brazil once again receives São Paulo’s Diversity Seal. Promoting a culture that values diversity is one of the remarkable aspects of the day-to-day of all Dow employees. Proof of that is the renewal of the "São Paulo Diversity Seal" granted by the São Paulo State Government in 2013. The Paulista Diversity Seal was established by São Paulo State Government in 2007 and certifies companies that adopt inclusion policies, creating job opportunities for people with disabilities, discriminated ethnic groups and sexual diversity. Dow was recognized in the “full” category for the third consecutive year.
- Dow Poland was named one of the winners of the Polish national contest "Mother at Work" organized by the Polish Saint Nicholas Foundation, together with Rzeczpospolita, a daily newspaper, and Millward Brown, research agency in Poland and Eastern Europe.
- In recognition of Dow’s sustained support of its Equal Opportunity in Engineering (EOE) Program, the University of Texas (UT) at Austin has honored Dow with its 2012 EOE Partner of the Year Award.
- Dow announces its support to help launch the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)'s well-respected Summer Engineering Experience for Kids (SEEK) program for the first time in Detroit in summer 2012.
- Mauri Schoby, regional engineering leader in Engineering Solutions in Freeport, Texas, receives the 2012 Champion of Champions award on behalf of Dow from the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).
- Savoy magazine recognizes Dow’s Jeff Tate, Global Finance Director for Performance Plastics, as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America in the 2012 issue. This magazine serves as a premier forum for issues of workplace diversity and lifestyle features.
- SWE magazine, a quarterly publication of the Society of Women Engineers, features Jennifer Bowman, North American Business Analyst and Product Manager in Oxygenated Solvents, on the topic of workplace flexibility for working mothers and recognized Jessica Albert, Production Engineer at Houston Area Operations, as one of the five SWE New Faces of Engineering.
- Dow earned the 2012 Corporate Excellence Award by The University of Texas – Austin for Supporting Increased Female Participation in Engineering.
- Dow Brazil was awarded a renewal of the Sao Paulo Diversity Seal, granted by the State of Sao Paulo certifying policies and practices that promote equality and non-discrimination.
- Dow featured on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) stations around the US for its efforts to support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees and the Employee Non-Discrimination act (ENDA).
- Dow signs the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), a partnership initiative of UN organization from around the world, in their mission to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.
- DiversityInc has named Dow to its 2011 list of 25 Noteworthy Companies.
- Dow joins several organizations in partnership with the United Nations to launch a worldwide grassroots movement to Do One Thing for Diversity and Inclusion.
- Antonio Galindez, President and CEO of Dow AgroSciences, and Carlos Leonardo Chinfong, associate process engineering manager from Dow Engineering Solutions, are 2011 recipients of prestigious awards given by the Hispanic Engineer Achievement Awards Corporation (HENAAC) to honor America’s highly accomplished Hispanic professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
- Dow continued its recognition among the Human Rights Campaign's Best Places to Work for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Equality.
- Dow ranked #19 on the 20th Annual Top 50 Employers list in Woman Engineer magazine.
- For the second year running, Dow was named a Top 50 Company for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE). This list recognizes organizations whose policies and practices encourage women's advancement.
- Dow was recognized with the 2010 Disability Matters Award given by Springboard Consulting LLC to corporations for work/life programs supportive of the disability community.
- Dow was recognized by the Human Rights Campaign's ranking of the Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.
- Dow was named to the 2010 Index of the Top 25 Most LGBT Friendly Corporations in the World by the IGLCC (International Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce).
- Dow's Building Engineering and Science Talent (BEST) Program was awarded the Golden Torch Award for Corporate Diversity Leadership by the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).
- Dow was included in the Top 50 Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), awarded to companies and organizations that promote the advancement of women.
- Dow Brazil received the Diversity Seal from the São Paulo State Government for efforts to promote diversity among its workforce.
- For the fifth consecutive year, Dow achieved a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index, which recognizes Dow as among the best places to work for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality.